Robert Gagné

Robert Gagné is head of the Institute of Applied Economics at HEC Montréal. He is a specialist in applied microeconomics and econometrics. His areas of research mostly involve analysis of technical progress and productivity growth, insurance fraud, and tax policy. He is a research fellow at the CIRANO and is also the author of a number of articles published in some of the profession’s top scientific journals, in particular the Journal of Econometrics and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. He has served as an adviser in several matters related to transport policy in Quebec and has been called as an expert witness in cases concerning the regulation of energy markets in Quebec. He recently co-chaired the consultative committee on fiscal imbalance of the Council of the Federation.
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